Gluten-free Cheesy Italian Zucchini Noodles or Zoodles

Some of you may know now that I am on Keto Diet these days. I get a lot of cynicism and skepticism from a lot of friends saying that I shouldn’t follow such fad diets. Well, my skin is glowing, I have constant energy through the day, I am sharper and more focused at work,…

No Bake Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Indian spices

There are some very special recipes in your life. This is whole roasted cauliflower recipe with a delicious tomato sauce, is one of them. My mom used to cook this all the time especially when we used house parties for vegetarian folks. When a whole cooked cauliflower would appear out of mum’s kitchen, it was…

Japanese Noodle Bowl with Grilled Mushrooms

Every Recipe has a story. This Japanese Noodle Bowl has one too. My tryst with Japan isn’t over yet and this is yet another of my attempts at the fabulous Japanese Cuisine. While I was in Japan, I did take up a cooking class where I learnt basics of Japanese cooking. I learnt some basic dishes…

Quick and Healthy Mexican Black Bean Dip or Salsa

Print Mexican Black Bean Dip Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins   It’s a Sunday and we want to have something light and refreshing. Planned to make some Mexican black bean dip with wheat burritos for dinner.  My dip is almost ready. Just ordered some tomatoes and cheese to…

Indian Achari Chicken Curry (with raw mango pickle)

This Indian Achari Chicken Curry recipe is very special to me. Hubby dearest took me out for a lovely date on my birthday. My first birthday with him as his wife. We went to “Gallops” at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai. A quaint beautiful restaurant with a classic old world charm from the Brit days. It…

Homemade Italian Marinara Sauce or Tomato Sauce

This easy homemade Italian Marinara sauce is a classic tomato sauce used as a base for pasta and pizza. It is a zero fuss and a very easy sauce with very few ingredients. You can make a variety of dishes with this sauce as a base even in Indian cooking.   Serves: 1 bottle (400 gms)…

Easy Apple Galette – A Cheat’s Apple Tart

I have been hoarding this recipe for a while. 2 years ago, when I started my pop up restaurant, I did my first galette, a savoury one, with loads of cheese and mushrooms. It was the best dish at my pop-up. And, from then on, I started exploring the world of pies and galettes. I…

Hearty Greek Lamb Kofta in a vibrant Tomato Sauce

My Greek food affair continues with this delicious recipe. I cooked this dish at my Greek Food Pop-Up  in Mumbai, last Sunday. It was a smashing hit. The guests did not miss the spiciness that they are used to with Indian food.  I was stoked to hear that they experienced a “happy-food coma” while gorging on…

10 minutes Healthy Greek Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Dip

Sometimes, you want to eat quick and healthy snack or food without making an effort. This chicken recipe is just that. A nice healthy yogurt dip or Tzatziki and some grilled chicken skewers or Souvalaki, as the Greeks call it, and you are sorted for your evening soap munchies. I am serving this dish as the first…

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice (Kaha Bath)

We all know how to make our rice and we love it that way. But once a while, when you come across something that is so beautiful, you leave what you have been doing all your life and do this new beautiful thing. That’s what happened to me when I first tasted this rice in…